Terms of Use Policy

Updated July 22, 2020

The B.C. Investment Agriculture Foundation (IAF) website is a service that is maintained for your personal use and viewing. Visitors to this website are granted permission to access the information on condition that it is for personal use (including research) and searching is not made through automated means. By entering your details anywhere on this website, you are agreeing to this Terms of Use Policy. If You disagree with any part of this policy, then you may not access the website. Your access to and use of the website is also conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with the Privacy Policy. Our Privacy Policy describes our policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information when you use the website and tells you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you. Please read our Privacy Policy carefully before using our website.

Intellectual Property

The names, images and logos identifying IAF are proprietary marks. Copying our logos and/or any other third-party logos accessed via this website is not permitted without prior approval from the relevant copyright owner.

Linking to our Information

We do not require you to ask permission to link directly to pages hosted on this website. We actively welcome other sites linking directly to the information that is hosted on our website. However, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on other websites. IAF’s pages must load into the user’s entire window.

Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by us. IAF is not responsible for the contents or reliability of linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites or services. Further it is acknowledged and agreed that we shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such websites or services.

Listing should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of the linked pages. We strongly advise you to read the Terms of Use and Privacy Policies of any third-party websites or services that you visit.

Virus Protection

We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production for viruses. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur while using material derived from this website.

Limitation of Liability

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall IAF or its suppliers be liable for any special, incidental, indirect, or consequential damages whatsoever (including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, loss of data or other information, for business interruption, for personal injury, loss of privacy arising out of or in any way related to the use of or inability to use the website, third-party software and/or third-party hardware used with the website, or otherwise in connection with any provision of this Terms of Use Policy), even if IAF or any supplier has been advised of the possibility of such damages and even if the remedy fails of its essential purpose.

Disclaimer

IAF’s website and material relating to government information, products and services (or to third party information, products and services), is provided ‘as is’, without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

We do not warrant that the functions contained in the material contained in this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials.

Views Expressed Disclaimer

The service may contain views and opinions which are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of any other author, agency, organization, employer or company, including IAF. Comments published by users are their sole responsibility and the users will take full responsibility, liability and blame for any libel or litigation that results from something written in or as a direct result of something written in a comment. IAF is not liable for any comment published by users and reserves the right to delete any comment for any reason whatsoever.

Governing Law

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of British Columbia, Canada. Any dispute arising under these Terms of Use shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of British Columbia, Canada.

Disputes Resolution

If you have any concern or dispute about the website, you agree to first try to resolve the dispute informally by contacting IAF.

Severability and Waiver

Severability: If any provision of these Terms of Use is held to be unenforceable or invalid, such provision will be changed and interpreted to accomplish the objectives of such provision to the greatest extent possible under applicable law and the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect.

Waiver: Except as provided herein, the failure to exercise a right or to require performance of an obligation under this Terms of Use shall not effect a party’s ability to exercise such right or require such performance at any time thereafter nor shall be the waiver of a breach constitute a waiver of any subsequent breach.

Changes to the Terms of Use Policy

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms of Use at any time. If a revision is material, we will make reasonable efforts to provide at least 30 days’ notice prior to any new Terms of Use taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion. By continuing to access or use our Service after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the new Terms of Use, in whole or in part, please stop using the website.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Terms of Use Policy, you can contact us by email at: communications@iafbc.ca